If structured right, pay-for-performance contracts can reward physicians for activities they’re already doing. AMA advice can help you steer clear of trouble spots.
A strong primary care base and a willingness to invest in care coordination infrastructure are the keys to successful physician-only accountable care organizations.
Health insurer drops policy after face-to-face meetings with the AMA and other medical and national specialty societies.
Accountable care organizations create opportunities for physicians and hospitals to explore new ways to improve quality and lower costs. AMA guidance lays out key factors for doctors to weigh.
Nonadherent patients will struggle to live well with chronic conditions. Bringing the right attitude to discussing the problem goes a long way.
Physician practice mergers, or affiliations, can be the route to your success. Here is how to evaluate whether that is the best path for you.